DevExpress VCL Subscription Releases

Released: Oct 7, 2020

Updates in 20.1.6

Fixes

ExpressBars Suite

  • Ribbon Form - A form's bottom HitTest area is one pixel high if the form has a bottom-aligned status bar, the form shadow is hidden, and the DisableAero property is set to True.

ExpressEditors Library

  • An AV occurs when focus returns to a gallery control whose item was deleted in a code block between BeginUpdate and EndUpdate calls.
  • cxDateEdit - The OnEditValueChanged event can occur twice when an end-user changes the edit value via the editor's drop-down window if the...

Released: Sep 10, 2020

Updates in 20.1.5

Fixes

ExpressBars Suite

  • TdxRibbonBackstageViewGalleryControl - A gallery item uses the default KeyTip instead of a custom KeyTip if it starts with a digit.

ExpressDocking Library

  • A dock site on the main MDI form does not automatically hide the dock panel that loses focus when an application is activated.

ExpressEditors Library

  • An AV occurs after an image list used as a source for navigator button icons is destroyed.
  • dxTokenEdit - Editor content becomes invisible after a scroll operation in a...

Released: Aug 5, 2020

Updates in 20.1.4

Fixes

ExpressBars Suite

  • The "Invalid operation in GDI+ (Code: 11)" exception can occur on drawing an extra pane item of a TdxBarApplicationMenu component if its ExtraPane.AllowPinItems property is set to False.

ExpressEditors Library

  • A TcxBarEditItem object discards entered text when focus moves from it to another editor within a TdxBarContainerItem container even if the TdxBarManager.AlwaysSaveText property is set to True.
  • cxTextEdit - It is impossible to change an editor's value...

Released: Jul 2, 2020

Updates in 20.1.3

Fixes

All VCL products

  • The dxCryptoAPI unit does not include linker directives for the crypt32 and cryptui 64-bit libraries.

ExpressBars Suite

  • TdxCustomRibbonGalleryItem and descendants - The status bar does not display gallery item hints.
  • TdxTabbedMDImanager - The "List index out of bounds" exception occurs on pressing the Close button of an MDI child form's tab while the button's hint is visible.

ExpressDocking Library

  • A dock site on the main MDI form does not automatically hide a dock panel...

Released: Jun 4, 2020

Updates in 20.1.2

Features

  • DirectX Hardware Acceleration - With this release, the VCL Tile, Tile Bar, and Gallery controls support DirectX hardware acceleration. With DirectX, they will perform at their very best on high-DPI devices (4K+). Depending on the number of visual elements, hardware configuration, OS and driver versions, DirectX rendering is up to 3 times faster than GDI.
  • Fluent Design Form - v20.1 ships with a new Fluent Design Form that is inspired by Microsoft's Fluent Design System. Its features...

Released: Apr 29, 2020

Updates in 19.2.7

Fixes

ExpressBars Suite

  • Ribbon - Office 2019 style - A tab group displays content without animation.

ExpressEditors Library

  • cxDateEdit - The "Could not convert variant of type (UnicodeString) into type (Date)" error occurs on saving a date selected from the drop-down calendar if the Properties.EditFormat property value includes ddd or dddd.
  • How to get selected Item in OnClickCheck event when IncrementalFiltering = True.

ExpressLayout Control

  • Cannot move layout items from one layout to another...

Released: Mar 25, 2020

Updates in 19.2.6

Fixes

ExpressBars Suite

  • A toolbar-based context menu is scaled using the system DPI when displayed on a monitor whose DPI value is 96.

ExpressDocking Library

  • A dock panel's OnDocking event and a dock site's OnCanDocking event do not fire when the docking manager whose DockStyle property is set to dsVS2005 enables docking hints.

ExpressEditors Library

  • cxExtLookupComboBox - An AV occurs on closing a drop-down window by a keystroke if the mouse pointer hovers over the embedded grid's navigator...

Released: Feb 26, 2020

Updates in 19.2.5

Fixes

ExpressBars Suite

  • Ribbon - Office 2019 style - Bar buttons (TdxBarButton and TdxBarLargeButton) do not visualize their selected state if they reside on the Quick Access Toolbar and the Black, Colorful, or DarkGray color scheme is applied.
  • Ribbon - Skinned TdxRibbonGalleryItem uses the same color to paint captions and descriptions in normal and disabled items.
  • Ribbon - Tab Area Toolbar and Tab Area Search Toolbar - A hot-tracked bar button/subitem blends its caption with the background if...

Released: Jan 22, 2020

Updates in 19.2.4

Fixes

ExpressBars Suite

  • An AV occurs when changing a bar popup menu's UI scale factor if the menu is not associated with a bar manager component.
  • Documentation - Code examples mention the TdxBarButton.Create constructor in the "How to Add Custom Items to a Toolbar's Popup Menu" topic.
  • Ribbon - TdxRibbonGalleryItem - An AV occurs on repopulating a gallery at runtime if the second or any subsequent group contains a selected item.
  • Ribbon - TdxRibbonGalleryItem - Switching a gallery item's Enabled...

Released: Dec 24, 2019

Updates in 19.2.3

Fixes

All VCL products

  • A bar manager displays drop-down trees of all its TdxBarTreeViewCombo items as top-level windows at design time
  • An error occurs on compiling the dxExpressionEditorHelper unit if the "Emit runtime type information" compiler option is enabled
  • Compile errors occur if the "Code inlining control" option is set to Auto in compiler settings

ExpressBars Suite

  • Ribbon - TdxBarLargeButton whose ButtonStyle property is set to bsDropDown is incorrectly painted if the rs2013, rs2016, or...